The Autoimmune Warrior: Using Food As Medicine
“It was the first time I had been knocked down so hard by life I wondered if I would ever be able to get up again,” says Eileen Laird of waking up in excruciating pain. It was 2012. Laird, age 43 at the time, was hit almost overnight with the sudden onset of rheumatoid arthritis and saw her whole world turn upside down. One day she was out hiking and enjoying the outdoors, the next she could barely walk across her kitchen.